Centre For Distance Education

Canada’s Leader in Online College Distance Education for over 20 Years

 Online College Courses for Stress-Free Career Preparation

CD-ED has provided Canadians with top quality online learning and career support services for over 20 years, helping thousands of Canadians realize their career potential by removing barriers to their education.

Our online learning model offers freedom and flexibility to fit your lifestyle. You choose how and when to organize your schooling schedule, in a way that suits your needs.

There’s no better feeling than self-improvement. Invest in yourself, your career, your future. It’s your learning experience, take control of it.

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Canadian Quality Career-Training

Our diploma programs are career focused and nationally recognized by employers across the country. If you feel stuck trying to balance your family, work and other responsibilities, or classroom learning simply doesn’t work for you – you’ve come to the right place.

Some of the many benefits of attending CD-ED are:

Classes start weekly - You don’t need to wait for traditional class start dates – we make it easy for you to integrate education to fit into your life. CD-ED works with your busy schedule by offering frequent and flexible start dates. No more waiting around to start your career, begin classes right away.

High satisfaction ratings - Be confident when signing up for CD-ED knowing that it offers excellent career-training education. Reputation matters and word of mouth speaks the loudest. Read reviews from our satisfied graduates here.

Accessible learning environment - Each student can find something to suit their learning needs because CD-ED offers various learning management systems designed for different learning styles. At CD-ED no one is left behind.

20 years of online training - You can rest assured knowing that CD-ED’s online training experts have over 20 years of experience and thousands of graduate successes who, just like you, needed convenience without affecting quality in their education.

Come to CD-ED to join a rich and supportive community. We’ll give you the boost you need to get your career started today.

Program of the Month

Accounting Technician

Get the Skills to Be an Accounting Professional

As an Accounting Technican student, you'll get the up-to-date skills modern employers look for through a blend of tutorials, step-by-step assignments and hands-on application. If you enjoy working with numbers and are ready to get into a rewarding professional career (without putting your whole life on hold), our online accounting course could be an excellent option. View the Accounting Technician program details to see if this is the right career track for you!

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Kendra Found a Healthcare Career She’s Proud of Through CD-ED Online Training

Kendra was looking for a career that’s outside of the box. After enrolling in CD-ED’s Medical Office Administration program, she not only discovered a field she enjoyed, but she found work before graduation! Now, Kendra is well into a career she’s proud of.
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Kendra Barker

Funding Your Education

Making Education Accessible and Affordable to Everyone

There are a variety of funding programs available in Canada to help support your education and career goals. At the Centre for Distance Education, we believe there should be no barriers to higher education and our team of financial specialists are here to help you navigate your options.

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Whatever your circumstances, there are many funding choices available to you. Contact us today to explore your options.

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Jennifer MacKinnon accepting CHIMA Graduating Student of the Year Award

CHIMA Graduating Student of the Year

This year’s CHIMA Graduating Student of the Year Award for Ontario has been awarded to CD-ED HIM student Jennifer MacKinnon! This award is given by the association to the student who has demonstrated academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to the values of Health Information Management and CHIMA. Congratulations!

Is Online Learning a Good Fit?

If you're interested in learning more about Online Distance Education and exploring if this is the right path for you, fill out the form to receive more information or take our online training readiness quiz!

For immediate questions, give us a call at 1-866-446-5898.

A helpful CD-ED Admissions Representative can assist you with everything from career questions to funding options and help you discover the perfect career path for you.